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Up and Coming Events

My favorite way to share and sell my work is in person. Whether you're an old friend or still a stranger, I'd love to connect with you at one of these events!

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Gabriel House Sessions 
Spring Soiree

May 4th 2024 1-6pm

The Rees Gabriel Mansion,

1701 Penn Ave, Des Moines

Stop by for a day full of live music, local art, good food and great community!

Art Mart Spring Sale

May 7th-10th

Iowa State Memorial Union Art Gallery, Ames

Tuesday 4-7pm

Wednesday 10-7pm

Thursday 10-4pm

Friday 10-4pm

Art Mart is an Iowa State Event selling work from ISU faculty, students and alumni. It will include a range of different work and styles. 

The Valley Junction Arts Festival

May 19th 10-4pm

Historic Valley Junction, West Des Moines

The Valley Junction Art Committee has redefined Art in Valley Junction. Its primary focus is the juried exhibition of fine arts and crafts, giving the public the opportunity to meet, interact with and purchase original work by artists. Over 50 artists from Iowa and beyond will take over 5th Street.

Live entertainment will be part of the festivities as well. Art activities and artists’ demonstrations will take place throughout the day. Refreshments will be available from several food vendors on the street and many Valley Junction restaurants and retailers will be open as well.

The Des Moines Art Festival

June 28-30th, 2024

Western Gateway Park, Des Moines, IA.

The Des Moines Art Festival is one of the most respected juried art shows, attracting more than 200,000 people each year. I will be showing and selling my work under the Emerging Iowa Artists category.

Past Events

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Janice Peterson Anderson Medallion Award Exhibition

March 20-23rd 2023

Gallery 181 at the College of Design

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

To celebrate the legacy of Janice Peterson Anderson, every year Iowa State selects the most outstanding senior in the graphic design, interior design and integrated studio arts majors to share their work in an exhibit and have a chance to be awarded with the JPA Medallion Award. I was the selected representative from the Integrated Studio Arts class of 2023 and was awarded as the Janice Peterson Anderson Medallion Award winner of 2023

Integrated Studio Arts BFA Exhibition

 Gallery 181 at The College of Design,

Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

April 21 - April 28th 2023

Opening reception April 22, 2023 5-7pm

Displaying the best work by the Integrated Studio Arts Seniors from their past four years at Iowa State University, including myself. 

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The Des Moines Art Festival

June 23-25th, 2023

Western Gateway Park, Des Moines, IA.

The Des Moines Art Festival is one of the most respected juried art shows, attracting more than 200,000 people each year. I will be showing and selling my work under the Emerging Iowa Artists category.

The Octagon Art Festival

September 24th, 2023

10am-6pm

Main Street (downtown) Ames, IA.

Join me for the 52nd annual Octagon Art Festival where there will be live music, food vendors, family activities and close to 100 artists!

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Art Mart

Iowa State Memorial Union Art Gallery

Tuesday Nov 28th 4-7pm

Wednesday Nov 29 11-4pm

Thursday Nov 30 11-7pm

Friday Dec 1 11-7pm

Art Mart is an Iowa State Event selling work from ISU faculty, students and alumni. It will include a range of different work and styles. 

The Gabriel House Presents:
Artwave

July 1st 2023

1-6 pm

The Gabriel Mansion:

 1701 Pennsylvania Ave, Des Moines, IA.

Stop by the Gabriel Mansion for a day of live music and see over 35 local art vendors. After the event will be a drum circle, fire pit and fire performers.

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Gabriel House Sessions Presents: Wicked ARt

 The Gabriel Mansion, 1701 Penn Ave

Des Moines, Iowa

October 28th, 2023 1-6pm

The Gabriel House will have over 30 local artists selling their work and 7 local musicians providing entertainment for the day. 

Wire Wrapping Class

Workspace

Iowa State Memorial Union

Monday February 19th, 2024 

Monday February 26th, 2024

5:30-8pm 

I'm teaching a two-week class, presenting basic information and tips to working with wire and showing students how to create their own pendant.

https://www.mu.iastate.edu/calendar/wire-wrapped-pendant-class-sp24

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